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Pope Francis: Christians must ask for forgiveness for mistreating gay people and women

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Pope Francis said that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should apologise to gay people and seek their forgiveness for the way they have been treated. Speaking to reporters at he flew back to Rome from Armenia, the pope was asked if he agreed with comments by German Cardinal Reinhard Marx...

Fallujah Falls: The Slow Death of Islamic State and the Future of Iraq

2 days agoNews : Truthdig

As Shakir Jawdat, Chief of the Iraqi Federal Police, announced the complete liberation of the last, northern neighborhoods of Fallujah from Islamic State, Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi came to the city on Sunday to plant the Iraqi flag right downtown.

David Cameron Rules Out Brexit Rematch

There is no exit from Brexit. The day after Britain decided to leave the European Union, press accounts were full of mea culpas from repentant “Leave” voters. Over the weekend, more than 3 million Britons signed a petition calling for a new referendum on that last referendum’s result. But on ... More »

Monday's Morning Email: A Look At The Brexit Timeline

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

TOP STORIES COULD THE U.K. STAY AFTER THE BREXIT VOTE? "After Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union, there is no indication that a so-called Brexit will happen soon. It maybe never will. Prime Minister David Cameron, who is resigning, has said he will not take the formal step to an EU divorce on the grounds that his successor should. Show More Summary

Trump Calls Elizabeth Warren "Very Racist" for Claiming Native American Heritage

Donald Trump augmented his attacks on Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday, slamming the Hillary Clinton surrogate for her claims of Native American heritage and calling her "very racist." "She made up her heritage," Trump tells me of Elizabeth Warren. Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood Employees In Texas Explain Why SCOTUS's Abortion Ruling Is So Damn Huge

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case this country has seen since Roe v. Wade, striking down two provisions of a restrictive Texas abortion law that closed dozens of abortion clinics in that state and put women's...Show More Summary

SCOTUS Strikes Down Restrictive Texas Abortion Law

It's a case involving fairly obscure medical procedures and complex standards for judicial rules, but the significance is clear enough: In a 5–3 decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law imposing "health" restrictions on abortion clinics that threatened to shut most ... More »

Elizabeth Warren on Trump: ‘You Wanna See Goofy? Look at Him in That Hat!’

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Massachusetts Senator and Democratic Party rock star Elizabeth Warren took her Flogging Donald Trump Like Jim Caviezel World Tour to Cincinnati Monday morning, opening up for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for the first time. Show More Summary

Little Boy Seeing His Dad After School Is What Pure Joy Looks Like

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

This viral video is the definition of heartwarming. Nasser Almujaibel filmed his son Badr's reaction when he picked him up from school each day. The dad compiled these clips into an adorable video and posted it on Reddit. Watch the video...Show More Summary

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Restrictions

The Supreme Court struck down Texas’ stringent laws regulating abortion clinics on Monday in its long-awaited opinion in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. Writing for a five-member majority, Justice Stephen Breyer held that both regulations...Show More Summary

Boris Johnson Appeals for Calm as ‘Brexit’ Vote Roils British Politics

2 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The former mayor of London, a potential successor to Prime Minister David Cameron, said that Britain “is part of Europe, and always will be.”

BREAKING: Supreme Court Just Overturned Former Virginia Governor's Corruption Conviction

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled to overturn the corruption charges against Bob McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia. With the unanimous decision, the disgraced Republican governor will avoid time in prison, after a federal judge sentenced him to two years for illegally accepting loans and lavish gifts from a political supporter.

Kerry, NATO chief press importance of alliance after Brexit vote

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain's vote to leave the European Union will not impact a summit next month of the NATO military alliance, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday, predicting "an even stronger NATO going forward".

‘Brexit’ Briefing: Boris Johnson Bows Out

15 minutes agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Conservative Party (and by extension, Britain) is moving toward a new leader. And many people still don’t seem to know what “Brexit” is.

Philippines’ New President, Rodrigo Duterte, Vows Tough Stance on Crime

15 minutes agoNews : NYTimes: News

He said in his inaugural speech that the harm of corruption and drugs justified his approach, and he dismissed concerns that such a campaign would abuse the rule of law.

Review: In ‘The BFG,’ a Director and an Actor With Big Shoes

15 minutes agoNews : NYTimes: News

In Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of a Roald Dahl story, restraint and Mark Rylance prevail in the face of digital wizardry and belabored wonderment.

We Live In an Age of Disintegration

29 minutes agoNews : Truthdig

By Patrick Cockburn / TomDispatch And nowhere is it more evident than in the Greater Middle East and Africa, in places where it is possible to doubt that civilization will ever return.

The Warming Arctic Is Creating a Greenhouse Gas Danger Zone

29 minutes agoNews : Truthdig

By Tim Radford / Climate News Network Researchers warn that thawing soils in the Arctic tundra’s permafrost will release deadly quantities of carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere.

1 in 200 San Franciscans Sleep on the Streets

This article is part of the SF Homeless Project, a collaboration between nearly 70 media organizations to explore the state of homelessness in San Francisco. On any given night, 1 in 200 San Franciscans sleep on the street. Among the...Show More Summary

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